Bilging
Bilge Bilge (b[i^]lj), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bilged} (b[i^]ljd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bilging}.] 1. (Naut.) To suffer a fracture in the bilge; to spring a leak by a fracture in the bilge. [1913 Webster]

2. To bulge. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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